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Punt or bridge the Tamaki River?

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series giving readers a glimpse of life as it used...

Preserving food in a Fencible village

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary celebrations, the Times continues its series giving readers a glimpse of life as it...

Early settlers weather prediction

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series giving readers a glimpse of life as it used...

Pam retires after three decades as secretary

Pamela Taylor remembers the very first building that was plonked at the site of what is now the Howick Historical Village. "I think it was...

Howick Fencibles only called out once 18

We continue the series marking the Howick district’s 170th anniversary with insights from historian Alan La Roche On April 14th 1851, a Thames Maori called...

Remembering the fallen

Local historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the Howick district's 170th anniversary. He focuses on some of those who served in World...

Amey Daldy – Howick’s Suffragette Leader

Historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the 170th Anniversary of Howick district Amey was born in Yarwell, Northhamptonshire, England, in 1829 where her...

Connections or lack of connections?

Local historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the district’s 170th anniversary this year. To communicate, Maori used gongs from the top of their...

Were Fencibles settlers or soldiers?

Historian Alan la Roche continues the series marking the area’s 170th anniversary this year After 20 years as front-line soldiers for the British Army in...

Is Howick Beach a hazard?

Local author and historian Alan La Roche continues his column marking Howick's 170th anniversary. Since the Howick Coastguard was established at Waipaparoa-Howick Beach there have...